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In 2016 the CPAA is opening its doors for members to ‘sponsor’ The Pump Line… Our newsletter has coverage of over 95% of the concrete pumping industry in Australia with open and read though rates that are quadruple the current industry average.
All State Heavy Vehicle Laws are now under one roof thanks to The National Heavy Vehicle Regulator (NHVR). The NHVR looks after a single rule-book for heavy vehicles over 4.5 tonnes gross vehicle mass, making it easier for concrete pumps and special-purpose vehicles to operate under a new National Class 1 Special Purpose Vehicle Notice.
The 252 metre tower is set to be the tallest skyscarper on the East Coast of USA located outside NYC. The project is due for completion in 2017. The buildings foundation was completed with a huge concrete pumping operation which lasted 23 hours, utilised more than 170 trucks and used more than 11,200 cubic metres of ready-mix concrete.
In this article we feature one of our newest 'Service Provider Members', Insuregroup. This case study hightlights risks associated with concrete pumping equipment and the need to ensure that your business investment is protected. At Insuregroup, understanding your business and focusing on providing you with specialist plant and equipment insurance is their business.
AJG Insurance has some competitive new Greenslip Rates on offer for Concrete Pump Trucks.
VicRoads launched a new online method on Monday 20 July 2015, for submitting permit applications for Class 1 oversize and/ or Over Mass Heavy Vehicles (OMHV), Special Purpose Vehicles (SPV) and agricultural vehicles for travel within Victoria.
The Concrete Pumpers Annual Magazine is on schedule to be published in October 2015. This publication provides your company with the opportunity to gain increased exposure to our growing database of 1,300+ readers, Australia wide.
With the Gerringong Omega Bridge now complete, the $580 million construction of the Foxground/Berry Bypass has broken ground, with construction of the long awaited investment beginning in January this year. If you are lucky enough to reside on the South Coast of NSW, then you have most likely visited the beautiful, quaint town of Berry.
The Omega Bridge on the south coast of NSW (Gerringong) opened to traffic on the 13th of February 2015. The Bridge is over 340 metres long and is the centrepiece for the $329 million Princess Highway upgrade between Gerringong and Gerroa. The Bridge is a 7-span concrete box girder bridge. Interestingly, the Bridge was constructed using the method known as incremental launching, in which segments are pushed and added to the Bridge so to connect with the previous segment.
As cool as James Bond may be, he doesn't quite measure up to the 1.9 million litre Martini Glass Aquarium, which is currently under construction at the Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science in Miami, Florida. The pour was overseen by Skanska and took 300 workers 25 hours to complete. The workers we broken up into two shifts and managed to pump the 917 cubic meters of concrete in the timeframe provided without a single crack. As the concrete had to be set in one pour, the project required 131 concrete trucks.